Articles

May 25, 2018

Imamah: Zaynul ‘Abidin Ali ibn Husayn

Imamah: Zayn al ‘Abidin Ali ibn Husayn   Previously the true belief of the Ahlul Bayt concerning Imamah was discussed. The statements of Sayyidina ‘Ali radiya Llahu ‘anhu revealed an entirely conflicting portrait to that sketched out by the Twelver Shia. The implications of Sayyidina Hassan’s radiya Llahu ‘anhu abdication also became manifest. We now wish to continue with our investigation and also present the attitudes of the Shia themselves […]
May 25, 2018

Imamah: Sayyidina Ali ibn Abi Talib

Imamah: Sayyidina Ali ibn Abi Talib   Thus far, in our investigation of Imamah we have learnt that it has no root in the noble Qur’an or blessed Sunnah of the Nabi salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. On the contrary, it contradicts the clear verses of the Qur’an. While this is not surprising bearing in mind the Shia disregard for the Qur’an, what we find truly astonishing is that the […]
April 23, 2018

Imamah results in disbelief of Khatm al Nubuwwah

Imamah results in disbelief of Khatm al Nubuwwah   A Logical outcome of the Shia concept of Imamah is the end of the belief in Khatm al Nubuwwah (the Finality of Prophethood), which is rendered meaningless after it. Prophethood and its Finality are not empty words but carry a precise meaning and significance about which no one can be in doubt. When the Prophet of Islam is described as the […]
April 20, 2018

The Garden of Fadak (Izalat al-Shak)

The following article was authored by Moulana Muhammad Abdul Sattar Tonswi, originally titled Izalat al Shak An Mas‘alah Fadak, which deals with the circumstances surrounding the garden of Fadak. The author has endeavoured to answer the baseless Shia allegations together with displaying the great love shared by the Ahlul Bayt and the general Sahabah. Though it is a concise read, he has not omitted the academic discussions which scholar and layman alike […]
October 4, 2017

Unmasking the other villains of Karbala’

Unmasking the other villains of Karbala’   Retelling the tragedy of Karbala’ has traditionally been an important feature of Shia spirituality. The passion plays of Iran and the Indian subcontinent, the literature, both prose and poetry, composed upon the subject of the martyrdom of Sayyidina Hussain radiyallahu ‘anhu and the general atmosphere of mourning that reigns amongst the Shia during the month of Muharram, all bear eloquent testimony to importance […]